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I think that quality makes people play a game for 100 hours or more. So if it is a good enough game, i'll be glad to pay $60, even if the campaign only lasts 8 hours. Because then I can play it over and over again, and a quality game will find ways to mix it up and make the experience different every time you replay it.
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post #42 of 144
Honestly 60$ for 8 hours of a great story isn't bad. ME1 and 2 can be done in just over 8 hours yet they are well worth the money, metro 2033 I loved the game and it's not that long and so far the dead spaces are living up too.
More content does not equal better, look at ff 13, it was bland and boring imo. Conversely Left 4 dead 1 and 2 don't have a lot of content but I've sunk a ton of time into both.
post #43 of 144
Sounds like an excuse to make crappy short games. Nobody's whining about good quality short games.
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Originally Posted by TFL Replica View Post
Sounds like an excuse to make crappy short games. Nobody's whining about good quality short games.
According to this dude people are.
But I think the good majority don't...

Anyways what are some examples of short games like these?

I keep thinking about games like Limbo, but they don't sell for $60...

I am generally satisfied with amount of game... not usually quality.
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post #45 of 144
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Oh don't worry they conveniently offer more chunks of the game for more money. So you can pay $100 for 10hrs...
Burnout Paradise anyone? /sigh.
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This guy is a tool. It's not just the fact that it's 8 hours, it's 8 hours of boringness just so they can try and push another multiplayer shooter. It's sickening.
But tools make our life easier.
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But tools make our life easier.
I just have to sig this
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I think it's reasonable for a game to have a 8 hour storyline if it has replayability. It's ridiculous if it's 8 hours and is a pretty bland game that just had nifty graphics and physics.
 
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post #49 of 144
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I think it's reasonable for a game to have a 8 hour storyline if it has replayability. It's ridiculous if it's 8 hours and is a pretty bland game that just had nifty graphics and physics.
*hack* BC2 *hack*.

Whatever happened to quality games that lasted more than 8 hours? Like CoD 2, 4, 5, San Andreas, GTA 4....

Portal is an excellent example of a game that is less than 8 hours (3 hours, more like it), yet is has very fun replayability, and there are a ton of extras provided by the community.

This sounds exactly like an excuse for game dev's to be lazy.
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*hack* BC2 *hack*.

Whatever happened to quality games that lasted more than 8 hours? Like CoD 2, 4, 5, San Andreas, GTA 4....

Portal is an excellent example of a game that is less than 8 hours (3 hours, more like it), yet is has very fun replayability, and there are a ton of extras provided by the community.

This sounds exactly like an excuse for game dev's to be lazy.
Agree, GTA has always been up there, even since GTA1/GTA2. HUGE replay value.

Portal is short, but it surely wasn't $60.
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